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Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation


Director's Office

  • T. D. Jacobsen

    Director & Principal Research Scientist

    Adjunct Professor of Biological Sciences


  • Robert W. Kiger
    Emeritus, Director & Principal Research Scientist
    Distinguished Service Professor of Botany
    Adjunct Professor of History of Science


  • Amy Ashley
    Business Administrator

  • Leslie Shaver
    Administrative Assistant

  • Scarlett T. Townsend
    Publication and Marketing Manager





Adjunct Staff

  • Lugene B. Bruno

    Adjunct Research Scholar
    Pittsburgh, PA

  • Mason Heberling
    Adjunct Research Scientist

    Assistant Curator
, Botany department, Carnegie Museum of Natural History

  • Susan A. Henry

    Adjunct Principal Research Scientist
    Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics
, Cornell University

  • Bonnie L. Isaac

    Adjunct Research Scientist

    Collection Manager
, Botany department, Carnegie Museum of Natural History

  • James E. King

    Adjunct Research Scientist

    Tucson, AZ

  • Edward P. Krenzelok

    Adjunct Research Scientist

    Tony, WI

  • Masashi Ohara

    Adjunct Research Scientist

Graduate School of Environmental Earth Sciences
, Hokkaido University

  • Michael T. Stieber

    Adjunct Research Scientist

    Batavia, IL

  • Sue A. Thompson

    Adjunct Research Scientist

    Pittsburgh, PA

  • Jaime Torner Pannochia

    Honorary Curator

    Barcelona, Spain

  • Luis Torner Pannochia

    Honorary Curator

    Barcelona, Spain

  • Alain Touwaide

    Adjunct Research Scholar

    Historian of Sciences, Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

Earliest staff photograph, Hunt Botanical Library (now Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation), conference room (now gallery), 1962, photograph by an unknown photographer, HI Archives Institutional Archives collection. Standing, from left: Freda K. Harter (administrative secretary, 1962–1963), Olga P. Macek (bookkeeper, 1961–1962), Irene E. Kueshner (cataloguing assistant, 1961–1962), Mary Kalberer (student assistant, 1962–1963), Robert Pfaller (student assistant, 1962–1966), Joan L. Sabo (bindery assistant, 1962–1963), Jeane L. Criss, (office assistant, 1961–1962; cataloguing assistant, 1962–1965), Beatrice Johnson (housekeeper, 1961–1968), Flavia Zortea (assistant bookbinder, 1961–1970), Penelope G. Williams (bindery assistant, 1961–1964). Seated, from left: John V. Brindle (1911–1991; curator of art, 1961–1982), Thomas W. Patterson (1905–1972; bookbinder, 1961–1972), Ian MacPhail (1923–2014; bibliographer, 1961–1964), George H. M. Lawrence (1910–1978; director, 1960–1970), Helen Becker (cataloguer, 1961–1962), Willem D. Margadant (1916–1997; assistant librarian, 1962–1970), James D. Van Trump (1908–1995; bibliographic assistant, 1962–1963).